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Teen brawl closes South Florida mall

LAUDERHILL, Fla., June 26 (UPI) -- A brawl involving more than 100 teens as combatants or spectators at a South Florida shopping mall began as a fight between two girls, police said Wednesday.

Zimmerman neighbor said she saw figures, arms flailing after shooting

SANFORD, Fla., June 25 (UPI) -- Jurors in the Sanford, Fla., trial of George Zimmerman saw photos of Trayvon Martin's body Tuesday in police testimony about the night of Martin's shooting.
Prosecution portrays Zimmerman as overzealous wanna be cop

Prosecution portrays Zimmerman as overzealous wanna be cop

SANFORD, Fla., June 24 (UPI) -- Prosecutors said in opening statements George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch leader who killed Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Fla., is a reckless wanna-be cop.

Voice experts barred from George Zimmerman's trial

SANFORD, Fla., June 22 (UPI) -- An expert who says Trayvon Martin is heard screaming "I'm begging you" on a 911 tape will not testify at Martin's accused killer's trial, a Florida judge ruled.

Zimmerman prosecutors can use 'profiling' but not 'racial profiling'

SANFORD, Fla., June 21 (UPI) -- Prosecutors in the George Zimmerman murder case in Florida may use "profiling" but not the specific "racial profiling" in opening statements, a judge ruled.
All-female jury in Florida to hear case against George Zimmerman

All-female jury in Florida to hear case against George Zimmerman

SANFORD, Fla., June 20 (UPI) -- A six-member, all-female jury selected Thursday will decide whether George Zimmerman's killing of Florida teen Trayvon Martin was murder or self defense.
ABC News names Dan Abrams 'Nightline' anchor

ABC News names Dan Abrams 'Nightline' anchor

NEW YORK, June 19 (UPI) -- Dan Abrams has been named "Nightline" anchor and chief legal affairs anchor for ABC News, the U.S. television network said Wednesday.

Jury selection continues in Zimmerman trial

SANFORD, Fla., June 17 (UPI) -- Jury selection in George Zimmerman's Sanford, Fla., murder trial took a sixth day Monday, with attorneys finding it hard to find undecided potential jurors.
Zimmerman trial jurors to be sequestered

Zimmerman trial jurors to be sequestered

SANFORD, Fla., June 13 (UPI) -- The jury in the Florida trial of a neighborhood watch volunteer charged with killing an unarmed black teenager will be sequestered, the judge said Thursday.
Potential Zimmerman juror says she has seen his website

Potential Zimmerman juror says she has seen his website

SANFORD, Fla., June 12 (UPI) -- The potential jurors in George Zimmerman's second-degree murder case Wednesday in Sanford, Fla., included a woman who said she visited his fundraising website.
Victim's family asks for prayers as Zimmerman's defense seeks delay

Victim's family asks for prayers as Zimmerman's defense seeks delay

SANFORD, Fla., June 10 (UPI) -- The father of the black teen shot and killed last year in a Florida community asked for prayers Monday as defense lawyers asked to delay the trial.

Audio experts testify at Zimmerman hearing

SANFORD, Fla., June 8 (UPI) -- A Florida judge heard audio experts' testimony Saturday on a 911 tape recorded just before neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman killed Trayvon Martin.

Church leaders to have special seats in Sanford, FL, Zimmerman trial

SANFORD, Fla., June 7 (UPI) -- Clergy leaders from churches in Sanford, Fla., will have seats at George Zimmerman's trial in the slaying of teenager Trayvon Martin, officials said.

No ruling Thursday on audio experts for Zimmerman trial

SANFORD, Fla., June 6 (UPI) -- A hearing in the case of Florida neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman recessed Thursday with no ruling on a motion to bar some prosecution witnesses.

Appeals court says defense can interview Martin family attorney

ORLANDO, Fla., June 4 (UPI) -- The attorney for the family of Trayvon Martin must answer questions from lawyers representing the man who killed him, a Florida appeals court has ruled.
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This April 11, 2012 Seminole County, Florida, Sheriff's Office booking photograph shows George Zimmerman who on Wednesday was charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. UPI/Seminole County Sheriff's Office/Handout Photo
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